Is the NBR rich list past its use by date?


The 2017 NBR rich list has been released and the usual people you would expect to be there are again, although there are 19 new names including controversial 'new Kiwi' Peter Thiel. But how relevant is the list these days? Is it right to celebrate such wealth when so many are struggling?

To look at this Ali Mau speaks to Editor, National Business Review Duncan Bridgeman and University of Auckland senior lecturer in sociology Roland Kramer.